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What Is Ketosis and How Can You Achieve It?

WHAT IS KETOSIS? The “keto” in a ketogenic diet comes from the fact that it makes the body produce small fuel molecules called “ketones” This is an alternative fuel for the body, used when blood sugar (glucose) is in short supply. Ketones are produced if you eat very few carbs (that are quickly broken down into blood sugar) and only moderate amounts of protein (excess protein can also be converted to blood sugar). Ketones are produced in the liver, from…

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5 Budget Friendly Keto Foods

Keto on a budget? It’s possible! I know how it feels to be on a strict budget. We are a family of nine, with many different food allergies. When I first heard of the Ketogenic diet, I thought it was only for those with a disposable income. To be honest, you do hear many people who say you need the finest, most expensive salmon, special oils and protein powders, fancy bone broths etc. While those things are all amazing for…

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5 Reasons To Get Healthy Now

It’s that time of year when everyone starts thinking about summer…and shorts…and bathing suits. People start going on crash diets and gyms start filling to capacity. But what about the rest of the year? The benefits of being healthy don’t stop at your ability to fit in your bathing suit or at the number on the scale. Regular exercise and a healthy amount of weight loss can positively impact your overall health and well being. If you are a mom,…

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Ketogenic Diet 101

KETO…it’s a thing, isn’t it? Everyone is talking about Keto, and you may be wondering why? What is the deal with the Ketogenic diet and how does it work? First, you should know that I don’t consider the Ketogenic diet an actual diet…I don’t diet. Diets are temporary and often don’t teach what really needs to be taught. This is a lifestyle. It is the way our ancestors ate and a way we should go back to. A ketogenic diet…

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